Archive for the ‘Cat’ Category

 
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe
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Deadly Heartworm Disease

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel
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Feline Parvovirus

Friday, March 28th, 2014
What is Feline Parvovirus? Feline parvovirus is a virus that can cause severe disease and even death in cats, particularly kittens. The disease is also known as feline infectious enteritis (FIE) and feline panleukopenia.
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My Furry Valentine Terms & Conditions

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Please click here to view the Terms & Conditions PDF: Furry Valentine Terms and Conditions Click for more information about Petplan Australia or SpottyBox. This Blog was written by the furry family at Petplan Austral
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Fireworks & Pets Don’t Mix

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Many people associate Australia Day, among other holidays and summer festivals, with fireworks. Fireworks are beautiful, exciting and… LOUD! If you have a dog, cat or horse then you probably have already noticed th
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Cat Facts | Australian Edition

Friday, January 24th, 2014
Appearance Its general shape is like that of a well-balanced domestic cat. The coat is short but dense and soft with a pattern made up of darker spots on a lighter, ‘misted’ ground. The background colour is a
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Prevent Skin Problems in Dogs & Cats

Friday, January 17th, 2014
A happy pet is a healthy pet! One indicator of your cat or dog’s well being is their fur or hair. Your pet’s coat should be strong and shiny. It’s beneficial to get to know the ideal coat qualities of y
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Stress & Your Pet: Key to Happiness

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Your pet’s mental health is just as important as his physical health when it comes to quality of life and longevity so be sure to make the effort to nurture his mind. If you are concerned about your dog or cat̵
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Your Pet’s Mental Health

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Everyone wants their dog or cat to be happy but sometimes it isn’t as simple as treats and belly rubs. Your pet’s mental health is just as important as his physical health when it comes to quality of life and